Understanding Differences in College Persistence: A Longitudinal Examination of Financial Circumstances, Family Obligations, and Discrimination in an Ethnically Diverse Sample.

Abstract

Ethnic and generation differences in motivation and achievement have been well-established. However, less work has examined the role of social factors on educational outcomes among individuals from diverse backgrounds. With a longitudinal sample of 408 Latino, Asian, and European-American students, we examine family, discrimination, and financial factors in… (More)

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@article{Witkow2015UnderstandingDI, title={Understanding Differences in College Persistence: A Longitudinal Examination of Financial Circumstances, Family Obligations, and Discrimination in an Ethnically Diverse Sample.}, author={Melissa R. Witkow and Virginia W Huynh and Andrew J. Fuligni}, journal={Applied developmental science}, year={2015}, volume={19 1}, pages={4-18} }